Open Enrollment 2015 with Pres. Obama and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell

President Barack Obama and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell will be discussing the upcoming open enrollment on Friday, November 7th at 4:00 PM ET. Open enrollment starts November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2015. During the open enrollment period you can enroll in a new plan, switch plans, and get subsidies.Continue reading “Open Enrollment 2015 with Pres. Obama and HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell”

Vice President shout-out to LGBT community for ACA enrollment awesomeness

The Network for LGBT Health Equity Keepin’ you in the loop!  Passing on the good news!        With the end of open enrollment only a few days away, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Health Kathleen Sebelius hosted a call yesterday thanking LGBT community centers, health centers, and organizations for their work inContinue reading “Vice President shout-out to LGBT community for ACA enrollment awesomeness”

President’s Budget Highlights LGBT Health

    Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.     Even most casual observers know that the President’s budget proposal, released yesterday, is unlikely to become law (so much so that Senate Democrats won’t evenContinue reading “President’s Budget Highlights LGBT Health”

We’re working toward a tobacco-free future for LGBT communities!

Here at the National LGBT Cancer Network Summit in NYC, we wanted to get in on the Surgeon General Report excitement! #SGR50

Network Staff in First Agency-Wide “I AM: Trans People Speak” Video, also Great Public Health Tool

by Emilia Dunham Guest Blogger / Former Network Staff / The Fenway Institute Study Coordinator I am very pleased to announce the release of Fenway Health’s contribution to the  “I AM: Trans People Speak” campaign, which I coordinated through my new study for young transgender women, the LifeSkills project of The Fenway Institute. If you’re not familiar, the “I AM”Continue reading “Network Staff in First Agency-Wide “I AM: Trans People Speak” Video, also Great Public Health Tool”

March Updates from the Network

March has been yet another busy month for the Network. We are pleased to announce the launch of two major projects from the Network. First, Joseph Lee of our Steering Committee is helping us launch MPOWERED best and promising  practices review, an effort to collect lessons learned in the field of LGBT Tobacco Control. TheContinue reading “March Updates from the Network”